Posts Tagged ‘Roe v. Wade’

The coming battle to overturn Roe v Wade Comments 0

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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This has been a heady week for the pro-life movement. First, the Supreme Court handed down a favorable decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, agreeing that pro-life crisis-pregnancy centers shouldn’t have to post information about abortion. Then, Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court’s long-time conservative swing vote, announced his retirement. This has opened the way to what Read more

Jane Roe, legal abortion, and a change of heart Comments 0

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

When Flip Benham opened an office of his antiabortion group next door to an abortion clinic that employed Norma McCorvey, the two saw each other through the cliches of their respective ideologies. McCorvey, also known as “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade, saw Benham’s group as “vicious, mean-spirited, fire-breathing, sanctimonious, self-righteous, bigoted hypocrites,” she would Read more

Thirty years of Project Rachel Comments 0

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

In the wake of the Roe v. Wade ruling of the Supreme Court in 1973, it became clear to those in pro-life work that some sort of ministry was required to help women suffering from the far-reaching ramifications of legalized abortion. Thirty years ago this week, Vicki Thorn launched Project Rachel to meet that need. Read more

Pro-life movement mourns March for Life founder Comments 0

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The pro-life movement in the United States is mourning the death of Nellie Gray, the founder of the annual March for Life in Washington, DC — probably the world’s largest annual pro-life event. The charismatic octogenarian, once described by Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the “Joan of Arc” of the pro-life movement, was a ubiquitous figure Read more